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May 29, 2017

What is the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival?

With a history over 2,000 years, the Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu Festival (端午节), is steeped in tradition and legend. The holiday commemorates Qu Yuan, a Chinese poet and patriot who lived from 340-278 BCE.

March 23, 2017

Are you smarter than a 15-year-old student?

Every three years, the OECD conducts an assessment of education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students in science, reading and mathematics. Try our quiz to test your skills.